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Dec 11, 2012 6:00pm PST
to a sales tax bump. >>> it's a first in the country and it's going to help a group of uc berkeley students who thought their dreams of a college education might never become a reality. ktvu's sal castaneda is live at cal tonight with the $1 million gift to these students and also why not everyone is cheering about this, sal. >> reporter: well frank, university officials say this money may help a lot of bright students stay in school but where they might not other wise be able to. today uc berkeley announced a $1 million scholarship for low income undocumented students. a student at uc berkeley says she's happy about scholarships to help students like her. >> money, money to go to school. money to like you know pay for your rent. money to buy food. >> reporter: kiki is one of 200 students from 20 different countries attending berkeley who are undocumented. although undocumented students qualify for state financial aid, they don't qualify for federal grants or loans. counselors here say the new money will help fill in the gap and will also send a message. >> what it tells our students is if
FOX
Dec 11, 2012 10:00pm PST
is a disaster. sign the petition. >>> a bit of holiday cheer spread at the uc berkeley campus with word that a scholarship is being set up for low income undocumented students. the university says the scholarship will help nearly 200 undocumented students from 20 different countries. >> what it tells our students is if you work hard and you get into uc berkeley now you have support. what we've seen in the past when undocumented students were earning their way into uc berkeley they were really excited but the next question that came after that was, how do i pay for it. >> in the past, the haas family gave funds to set up programs like tutoring services for low income students. >>> the king tide will be moving in and people are being asked to share their images of the event. >> reporter: on thursday the tide should be even higher with a king tide. >> basically a king tide is just a natural tpe no, -- phenomenon it's the highest tide of the year. >> reporter: they monitor tides and how they effect the bay. as for the king tide. >> in some places it'll be a couple of inches in difference
FOX
Dec 11, 2012 12:00pm PST
here. >>> uc berkeley is announcing the single biggest scholarship gift to help undocketmented students. today, the ut -- today, the university posted that the fund is giving the university $1 million to be used exclusively for undocument emergencied students. there will about -- there are about 200 students who qualify right now. the money will also be used to help future students. the students find they are priced out of college because any are not eligible for grants or loans. >>> major changes at the bay bridge. >>> and 49ers' tight end vernon davis showcases his talents off the field and this is for a good cause. you need special ingredients. you need the staples. that's a given. you need safeway sugar for just $1.97. and that magic thing that makes everyone want another -- only $2.99 for challenge butter. and when hands get messy, quite surely they'll say, "yum! wow! yay! what a sweeter holiday." safeway. ingredients for life. >>> stock markets coming back to live, following hopeful signs of progress and budget talks being held in washington. it's come back a little bit. it was up
FOX
Dec 11, 2012 5:00pm PST
a threat. >> if you work hard and you get into uc berkeley now you have to court. >> the new letter to parents and what the school said about the principal's actions. tonight on ktvu channel 2 news at 6:00. >>> boy check that out. a massive pipeline explosion destroyed at least four homes in sisso nville west virginia. incredibly no one was killed. the flames shot 50 to 75 feet into the air for about an hour before crews finally shut off the flow of gas. the explosion of a 20-inch transmission line also melted a section of an interstate highway. the fear now is of a possible second tear explosion so residents are being told to be ready to evacuate. >>> we have an update now on the developing news out of portland oregon where a gunman opened fire at a mall southeast of the downtown area. this is a live picture now of the town center where at least one person is dead. a second might be. and as many as 20 people may have been injured. witnesses say the gunman was carried an assault rifle an entered the mall through a macy's store then went to the food court area that's where the shooti
FOX
Dec 4, 2012 5:00pm PST
in 2009 but it was vetoed by then governor schwarzenegger. governor jerry brown voted against paying uc berkeley's new chancellor $50,000 more than his predecessor. >>> the national memorial for united flight 93 near shanksville, pennsylvania, has been open for a year. it still needs had millions in donations to be finished. operators of the park say they're $5 million short of what they need to complete the site and build an education center there. 46 people flying on september 11th from newark, newark, to san francisco were killed when flight 93 crashed in that field. the families say they're hoping for a boost from private donors including fortune 500 companies. >> i feel nothing but peace when i'm at the site, when i'm stand oughted sacred ground. >> 450,000 people have already visited the memorial. >>> has our obsession with cell phones risen to the level of an addiction? some researchers say yes. they say factors such as materialism and impulsiveness play a big role in tipping cell phone use into an addiction especially when phones are used excessively in public. that's when we're
FOX
Dec 8, 2012 8:00pm PST
intelligence at ucs berkeley, but you can take it for free on the worldwide web. >> he got a job with a palo alto on-line advertising company after he completed six on-line courses in five months. >> thinking about it is that no one really pays too much attention to credentials and people are interested in what you know and what you can do. >> it's like coming out west in the gold era. >> reporter: professor dublin, who tempes an intro to math class at stanford, which is also available free on-line, says this is unchartered territory. >> i have student as young as 14 and into their 80s. >> reporter: they are called massive open on-line course and at stanford three moocs were offered this. >> hanna isn't sure how she feels about people getting for free what she pays top dollar for. >> a little frustrating since i'm paying so much. >> reporter: these are some of the companies that offer classes. tamir says audis saved him about $15,000. >> i might have taken aboutia year to get something comparable. >> reporter: professor dublin says these do not lead to a college degree. >> it's a buye
FOX
Dec 7, 2012 7:00am PST
-old aldan mau. investigators still want to know how he died. >>> uc berkeley scientists say they've found and important clue to fight a chronic illness. researchers say a gene that turns carbs into fat may be responsible for fatty liver disease. they say future -- doctors say a high-carb diet that includes things like breads and pastas can cause liver disease. >>> coffee that would cost you $50 a buck and it comes from beans that pass through an elephant. the growers behind this black ivory coffee in thailand learned that feeding the elephants the beans and having them come out the other end adds a certain magic to the beans. >> there's acid in the stomach and that breaks down the protein and that's one of the things responsible for bitterness. so you have a coffee without the bitterness of regular coffee. >> i love it. it's something different. it's -- there's definitely something wild about it that i can't put a name on. >> very interesting. very novel. the flavor is nice. the coffee founder has spent $300,000 developing that idea. and you know it won't cost peanuts either. i had to say
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